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Mellowing out

Posted by: ST on October 12, 2005 at 8:49 pm » 14 Comments

With all the contentiousness surrounding the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, I’m feeling the need to mellow out a bit tonight – so I’m listening to Sting’s Ten Summoner’s Tales and getting ready to start reading a non-political book. Haven’t picked out which one … but I need to get away from […]


The Zawahiri-Zarqawi communique

Posted by: ST on October 12, 2005 at 8:21 pm » 9 Comments

This evening’s must read: — ZAWAHIRI-ZARQAWI COMMUNIQUÉ Key Themes 11 October 2005 We note seven critical themes from the Zawahiri-Zarqawi letter. The first four confirm al-Qaida’s long-term strategy and core beliefs; the latter three reflect new information about how senior al-Qaida leader Zawahiri views developments in Iraq – and elsewhere – turning against them. Further […]


Gore has no plans to run for president

Posted by: ST on October 12, 2005 at 6:59 pm » 31 Comments

There has been speculation in political circles about the possibility of Al Gore making one last run for president in 2008. The AP is reporting excellent news on that front: Former Vice President Al Gore said Wednesday he had no intention of ever running for president again, but he said the United States would be […]


Why I love this time of year

Posted by: ST on October 12, 2005 at 11:09 am » 2 Comments

Cooler weather and beautiful fall foliage. Not much time to blog this morning – be back this afternoon.